Learning Calligraphy: 5 Things You Need to Know as a Beginner

30x30 Sunday, October 29, 2017

One of the things I really wanted to do on my  30 by 30 list  was to  Learn Calligraphy . I've heard from a few of you that learning cal...


Finding Balance: How I'm Rethinking My Content Strategy

blogging tips Wednesday, October 25, 2017

For the last two years, I've been struggling with the direction I wanted to take this blog. My lack of focus and direction (in my own ...


Top 10 Pintxo Bars in San Sebastian + How to Eat Like a Local

restaurants: int'l Tuesday, August 15, 2017

"If you love it so much, why don't you just  MARRY IT ?" Well, since we can't realistically marry pintxos; we did the next...


Uncomfortably Excited

who is shelly Sunday, August 6, 2017

For the last year, I've been thinking a lot about blogging again, but every time I try to put words on the page, it feels very overwhe...


Update: 30 Things I Want To Do Before 30

30x30 Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Hello World, it's me! This week marks my one year anniversary of my move from New York to California. I'm telling ya, it's be...


30 Things I Want To Do Before 30

30x30 Monday, November 30, 2015

This November marks the last year of my 20s. How did we get here so fast? Life flies by with the blink of an eye nowadays so I want to focus...


The Best Winter Facial Moisturizer for Under $20!

beauty Monday, November 9, 2015

Listen, if your face is dry AF from being hit from the chilly winter breeze, you need Atopalm in your life. I don't know how I wrote my ...


NYC: O Ya, the Big Apple Omakase, My Favorite Meal of 2015

favorites Monday, October 26, 2015

This blog post is very special to me because it marks the end of an era. I chose to go to O Ya as my last fancy meal in NYC. It's a new ...


NYC Eats: What I Ate in My Last 30 Days as a New Yorker

explore nyc Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Major Food Porn Alert. If you can get through this blog post without salivating, check your pulse because you're dead to me. With my d...


NYC Eats: July 2015 Restaurant Roundup

explore nyc Friday, August 14, 2015

You guys, time is flying by. I have only three more weeks before I move back home to California so I've been trying my hardest making my...


My 14-Day Italy Itinerary: Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre + More!

italy Wednesday, July 15, 2015

I got a few requests to post my itinerary for my Italy trip, so here it is! When I was planning my trip to Italy, I quickly learned that tw...